View from the front door and new deck for extra seating in the garden.Driveway with generous parking area and large flat area to the left for extra parking.
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Perched on a gentle hillside, our home is spacious yet warm and welcoming, especially suited for families or friends gathering for weddings, reunions and graduations. Lots of parking and play space, this newly built 4,000 sq. ft. house encompasses the best of being in Malibu. Views, large deck, hot tub and deliciously comfy beds to fall into every night. Two minutes drive to Starbucks and shopping at Trancas Village.

The space

We think what makes Island View Lodge special is its setting, so close to the ocean you can hear the waves crash at night, but not the busy traffic that runs along the Pacific Coast Highway! Nestled into the hillside, surrounded by Palm, Banana, Jacaranda and Bamboo trees,, our home is like an island retreat. In fact, on a clear day you can spot little Santa Barbara island way off the coast, looking like a baby whale!

Guest access

The Garage is off limits and locked as well as the Master Bedroom Wardrobe. We provide a temporary hanging facility in the Master Bathroom suite. There are walk in wardrobes in the other bedrooms that are available. The office is also locked.

Interaction with guests

We are usually here to greet our guests, and get them settled. Then we take the opportunity to have a little getaway ourselves. Back in time to say goodbye, or our guest leave the keys in a designated area. We do have a little trailer hidden away at the bottom corner of the garden, unseen mainly from the house that which we will occupy if we do not go away, or our house manager will stay there and be available to assist in any way.

Other things to note

After having guests with children, we sadly have to say we think our home is not suitable for children. There are too many spots they can fall off decks, hurt themselves, or climb into the hot tub.
Babies in arms are fine, children over 12 are fine but too much worry in between that.


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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

The space
Bathrooms: 4
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 5
Check In: 3PM - 8PM
Check Out: 1PM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee $283 NZD
Security Deposit $1416 NZD
Weekly Discount: 15%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 8PM

Guests can smoke on the deck but leave no cigar/cigarette refuse behind! .
No parties larger than 20.
Guests can negotiate with us on rules, particularly if for family reunion type events.
Please be mindful of the neighbors, although screened by trees from the other properties, it is so peaceful, you can hear everything pretty clearly. Music on the deck has to be turned down by 10:00.
VERY IMPORTANT- Please do not go into the hot tub straight from the beach. Please rinse off all sand from your body and don't wear the same trunks or bathing suit that was in the ocean. This is to prevent a ton of sand accumulating at the bottom of the spa tub. (it is a bitch to clean out!) thanks :)


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

16 Reviews

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Lara User Profile
September 2017
The pictures somehow don't reveal how great this place is! Don't hesitate to book! Great for your family gathering. Very nice!!!
Michael And Lisa User ProfileMichael And Lisa is a superhost.
Response from Michael And Lisa:
Thank you Lara, you and your whole family were simply the best! Appreciate how careful you were with our home!
September 2017

Kristen User Profile
September 2017
Michael and Lisa's place is just fantastic! It's a spacious house with a beautiful landscape and gorgeous views. As amazing as the pictures are the actual place is even more spectacular. The house is in a great shape and it was very clean. They were great hosts, we were treated like family from the minute they greeted us. Lisa sent us some great tips and helpful information leading up to our trip. They were very accommodating with our arrival time and trip duration. We had a great time and we would love to go back. I highly recommend their home, it's the perfect vacation home!
Michael And Lisa User ProfileMichael And Lisa is a superhost.
Response from Michael And Lisa:
What a lovely group you were! We very much enjoyed having you stay and are very happy you were satisfied with making your home with us!
September 2017

Abhi User Profile
July 2017
Just a picture perfect location and house. 10 mins from Zuma and Pt Dume beaches Very clean on the inside and perfect for a small intimate birthday party. The massage chair was an absolute hit. Communications with the owner in the lead up to check in were detailed and helpful. The outdoor sitting area with the fireplace was an area where our party naturally gravitated toward. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to anyone.

Hannah User Profile
July 2017
This was a beyond-fabulous stay. I would highly recommend Michael and Lisa's place to anyone who is leaving for a s home is really beautiful - very airy, bright, and situated where you get a perfect amount of sun for the day! - with fireplaces inside and outside, a kerosene heater outside, and a beautiful garden. Each room is wonderful and spacious with its own bathroom and there are many seating areas. There is a full size den with a sofa bed. Thank you to Lisa and Michael again for the great weekend stay.
Michael And Lisa User ProfileMichael And Lisa is a superhost.
Response from Michael And Lisa:
Thank you Hannah! I am so pleased you all had such a successful reunion at our home! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review! I will work on my photography! lol! Warm regards, Lisa
July 2017

Tracey User Profile
July 2017
The pics on AirBnB don't do this gorgeous house justice. We rented for our multi-gen family to stay for our son's wedding weekend and had the rehearsal BBQ dinner here. There was more than ample room for everyone to sleep comfortably and have their own bathroom. The view to the ocean is to die for. The gardens are gorgeous and we loved watching the the birds and squirrels right out the kitchen window. Michael and Lisa are excellent hosts and left easy instructions everywhere. I could go on and on. Our family hopes to return and enjoy the house again. Thank you Lisa and Michael!

Joni User Profile
June 2017
This is a very spacious, gracious home. It is perfect! Plenty of outdoor and indoor space. It is a year-round beauty. Fireplaces galore. Lovely bed and bath linens. Privacy for every suite. Views. Gardens galore. More than ample parking. Great proximity to the beach. Could not have asked for more. Terrific value!
Michael And Lisa User ProfileMichael And Lisa is a superhost.
Response from Michael And Lisa:
Ahhh, lovely Joni! Thank you so much and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay !!! We are in Scotland at the moment and reading your words, makes me feel ready to go home!! Lol!!
June 2017

Sarah User Profile
May 2017
The house was wonderful -- brand new, clean, spacious with a large deck and gorgeous views of the water in the distance. We stayed there with 10 people for a wedding at Triunfo Creek Vineyards (~20 min away) and everyone loved the house. Lisa was very kind, helpful and accommodating. She was willing to work around our schedules for check-in/check-out. One helpful thing to note is there is no cell reception in the neighborhood but the house has wifi. I would recommend this house to anyone!

Malibu, California, United StatesJoined in October 2015
Michael And Lisa User ProfileMichael And Lisa is a superhost.

Mike is a retired fire captain and I (Lisa} run my own business- Malibu Fountains.
We are fun, gregarious and enjoy life together! Love making new friends and sharing this beautiful space with those who come to visit our beautiful state! Especially enjoy interacting with visitors from the UK or Europe as I (Lisa) lived just outside London for many, many years and I can guide with extra understanding and knowledge what overseas visitors would most like to experience whilst here.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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